David Lock   b. 1970, Leicester, UK. Lives and works in London        

Education

00-01 MA Fine Art                  Goldsmiths, London

99-00 PG (Dip) Fine Art         Goldsmiths, London

95-99 BA (Hons) Fine Art      University of Reading, Reading

94-95 Art Foundation            De-Montfort University, Leicester

Solo Exhibitions

2018 ‘Fragmented Eros’, studio.1.1, London

2008 ‘John Jones Work on Paper Prize’, Zoo Art Fair, London

2007 ‘Misfits & Maladies’, FRED London/Leipzig

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021

‘Darkness at Noon’, curated by Ruth Callard and Mimei Thompson, APT Gallery, London (forthcoming)

‘Burra and Friends’, Rye Art Gallery, East Sussex (forthcoming)

‘Your Foot In My Face’, Kingsgate Project Space, London (forthcoming)

‘Stand Close and Breath Me In’, curated by Enzo Marra, Oceans Apart, Manchester travelling to Pineapple Black, Middlesborough 

‘Bare Bones’, curated by Ian Thomas, AIRspace Projects, Sydney, Australia 

2020

‘Miniatures and Masterstrokes’, Rye Art Gallery, East Sussex

‘Summer (Winter) Exhibition’, Royal Academy of Arts, London

‘John Lennon is Not Dead’, curated by Harry Pye, Stash Gallery at Vout O Reenees, London

EXH 02’, Floorr Magazine, online exhibition. 

‘between parts undone – Paintings by David Lock, Gavin Maughfling, J.A Nicholls, studio1.1, London

2019

‘Creekside Open’, curated by Sacha Craddock, APT Gallery, London (Prizewinner)

‘Telescope’, curated by Nigel Cooke, Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

2018

‘Rules of Freedom’, curated by Rosalind Davis, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London

‘John Moores Painting Prize 2018’, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

‘Creative Rage’, curated by Duovision Arts, Stoke Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Staffordshire

‘The Performativity of Painting’, curated by Alex Roberts, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Greenwich

2017

‘Crimes of Passion: Joe Orton’. The National Justice Museum, Nottingham

‘What the Artist Saw: New Art Inspired by the Life and Work of Joe Orton’, curated by Michael Petry and Dr Emma Parker, MOCA, London, and travelled to New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester

‘Adam Reynolds Bursary, Shortlist Exhibition’, Artlink, Hull

‘Painting: Experiment’, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

2016

‘The Discerning Eye’, invited by Dan Coombs, and Sacha Craddock, Mall Galleries, London

‘30 x 30 x 32’, Contemporary British Painting show, St Marylebone Crypt, London

2015

‘Art of the Lived Experiment’, Curated by Amanda Cachia and Aaron Williamson, Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM), Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA), and Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD), Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

2014

‘DadaFest: Art of the Lived Experiment’, curated by Aaron Williamson, The Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool

‘Threadneedle Prize’, guest curated by Sacha Craddock, Mall Galleries, London

‘Arcus Pride Exhibition’, curated by Michael Petry, Clifford Chance, London

2013

‘Together’, curated by Enzo Marra, Occupy My Time Gallery, London

‘Masquerade – Be Another’, curated by Eléonore Gros and Alicia Paz, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, London

‘Unknown Sitter’, curated by Covadonga Valdes, Lion & Lamb Gallery, London

‘A House of Many Windows’, curated by Gluckman & Day, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London

‘Six Degrees Of Separation’,curated by Juan Bolivar, Wimbledon Space, London

2012

‘Ex Roma III’, APT Gallery, London

‘I Don’t Know How A Rock Feels’, The British School at Rome, Italy

2011

‘Seven Things to Do In An Emergency’, The British School at Rome, Italy

2010

‘Misfits’, DS Contemporary, Belgium

Catalogues and Publications            

John Moores Painting Prize 2018, The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 2018

The Performativity of Painting, The Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Greenwich, 2018

What the Artist Saw: Art Inspired by the Life and Work of Joe Orton, MOCA, London, 2017

Art of the Lived Experiment, GRAM, UICA & KCAD, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2015

Art of the Lived Experiment, The Bluecoat, Liverpool, 2014

The Threadneedle Prize, The Mall Galleries, 2014

Fine Arts 2011-12, The British School at Rome, 2012

Awards and Commissions

2021    ‘Hospital Rooms’ commission, Bevan Ward,  London (Forthcoming)

2019   ‘Creekside Open’, APT Gallery, London (Prizewinner)

2011   ‘Abbey Scholarship in Painting’, The British School at Rome

Set designer for ‘Set and Reset/Reset’ by CandoCo Dance Company. In association with Trisha Brown Dance Company (based on the original design by Robert Rauschenberg). For Candoco’s 20th anniversary season.

2006   ‘John Jones Work on Paper Prize’, Zoo Art Fair, London